China condemns US ambassador’s private dinner for a friend, with Tibetan leader as guest, as interference in its affairs

February 2, 2017 10:11 pm0 comments
China condemns US ambassador’s private dinner for a friend, with Tibetan leader as guest, as interference in its affairs

(TibetanReview.net, Jan29, 2017) – Although it was apparently meant to be a private gathering, a Jan 15 dinner hosted by the outgoing US Ambassador to India, Mr Richard Verma, for his visiting friend Hollywood star Richard Gere, and attended also by exile Tibetan leaders, has reached the public domain following […]

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Dharamshala declared as second state capital

January 22, 2017 12:09 am0 comments
Dharamshala declared as second state capital

(TibetanReview.net, Jan21, 2017) – Dharamshala, home to Tibet’s exile spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, and a vibrant exile Tibetan community since 1960, has on Jan 20 been declared the second capital of the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. The town is situated in the majestic Dhauladhar range and has already […]

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Swiss police crush Tibetan protest as Chinese President visits Geneva

January 20, 2017 7:17 pm0 comments
Swiss police crush Tibetan protest as Chinese President visits Geneva

(TibetanReview.net, Jan20, 2017) – Anxious to avoid any embarrassment to visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping, police in the Swiss city of Geneva on Jan 18 swiftly ended a small pro-Tibetan protest on the square outside the United Nations’ European headquarters, reported Reuters. The UN complex was rendered off-limits for everyone, […]

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Swiss police stop Tibetan from self immolating, detain 32 during Chinese president’s visit

January 17, 2017 6:15 pm0 comments
Swiss police stop Tibetan from self immolating, detain 32 during Chinese president’s visit

(TibetanReview.net, Jan17, 2017) – Police in Swiss capital Bern have on Jan 15 prevented a Tibetan man from self-immolating while detaining 32 people as they protested against visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping. The detainees, including Tibetans and Swiss people, were later released, reported the AP Jan 15, citing Police spokesman […]

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Limited Tibetan protest to precede Chinese President’s arrival in Swiss Capital

January 15, 2017 9:54 pm0 comments
Limited Tibetan protest to precede Chinese President’s arrival in Swiss Capital

(TibetanReview.net, Jan14, 2017) – In a deal reached with the city authorities, Tibetans and their supporters in Switzerland will hold a demonstration in capital Bern on Jan 15, concluding the event just before the arrival of Chinese President Xi Jinping for a state visit, reported thelocal.ch Jan 12. The protest […]

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China compels 7,000 Tibetans to return home without attending Kalachakra empowerment from Dalai Lama

January 11, 2017 2:59 am0 comments
China compels 7,000 Tibetans to return home without attending Kalachakra empowerment from Dalai Lama

(TibetanReview.net, Jan06, 2017) – Nearly 7,000 Tibetans have been forced to return home without receiving the Kalachakra empowerment from His Holiness the Dalai Lama that they had come for due to a highly coercive return order given by the government of China. More than 100,000 devotees from around the world […]

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